The online MSN / Nurse Educator degree program from the University of North Carolina Wilmington is designed to prepare experienced nurses to become well-qualified nurse educators. Courses covering subjects such as pharmacotherapeutics, pathophysiology, population health, and evidence-based practice provide students with:
The educational requirements to be eligible for the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam
Knowledge, skills, and confidence for a leadership role in academia, staff development, and the greater nursing community
The ability to effectively teach didactic, clinical, and distance nursing education courses
Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a professional nurse in North Carolina is required unless (License must be unrestricted/unencumbered): The student's license is from a compact state and that is the student's primary state of residence (fixed permanent and principle legal residence) home; or the student is distance-based and will not be practicing in North Carolina while enrolled in school and has the licensure or eligibility for licensure in their primary state of residence.
Baccalaureate degree in nursing or health related discipline from a regionally accredited institution. If the bachelor's degree is in nursing, it must be from a nationally accredited nursing degree program.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
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